Pasteles De Guayaba (Guava and Cream Cheese Pastries)

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 16-20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Blend the cream cheese, butter and flour until well mixed; Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Roll out the dough into a 1/4-inch thick square; Cut the rolled dough into 16 to 20 squares.
  • A little off center of each square, place 1 tablespoon guava paste.
  • Fold the dough over the guava paste, forming a triangle; Press the edges shut.
  • Place the pasteles onto a cookie sheet and sprinkle them with a thin layer of sugar.
  • Bake until the pasteles are evenly browned, about 25 minutes.
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